If you’ve ever inhaled while painting your nails, you’ll relate to us how nail polishes can sometimes be too overwhelming. The odor of these traditional nail lacquers isn’t the only problem, though. It is the harsh chemicals and ingredients present in these little nail polish bottles that can do you harm while making your nails look their best.
Well, but does that mean we stop painting our nails altogether? Of course, not! Thanks to many eco-friendly nail polish brands, painting nails to make a statement or just to give yourself some TLC just got healthy.
Non-toxic nail polish brands that are just on point
Next time you’re out looking for the best natural nail polishes for a healthier and eco-friendlier mani-pedi, have a look at this list to add some “clean” pop of color.
1. Orosa Beauty
Introducing eco-friendly polishes for the best manicures!
Orosa Beauty, an environmentally friendly nail polish brand, is dedicated to giving your nails the care they deserve with their better-for-the-planet nail polishes. The “Nope List” is a collection of 14 questionable, harmful, or unethical ingredients the brand is adamant about NEVER using.
We love that Orosa’s nail lacquer has it all: a quick-dry formula, a week’s worth of wear, and fresh colors. Their eco-friendly nail polish is made with a vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free formula that contains everything sustainable and nothing controversial. With their nail colors, you’re about to experience the perfect at-home mani you’ve been waiting for forever!
Orosa Beauty eco nail polish in the color lemon will make you want to jump into a pool of lemons on a sunny day with your painted nails!
An award-winning gel-like, luxurious formula for nails that will make heads turn!
LVX means light in Latin and the brand does exactly that. Adds the best colors to your life, we mean, nails. They release a new line of colors each season, so the trends are straight off the runway, and their crazy good, unique nail lacquers are proof of it!
We’ve been long obsessed with the brand’s clean, vegan, and ethical nail polishes that are chip-resistant and last very (very) long. This means you no longer need to worry about your nail paint chipping in just before the event you’ve been waiting to go.
You get to choose from three of LVX’s nail polish formulas— one-coat creme, semi-opaque, and metallic. We say try all three, they’re totally worth it!
Rumor has it that the other swatches by the brand are jealous of the Mink’s high pigmentation!
A vegan nail polish that gives back to the planet (and you!)
BKIND just had to be on this list. The brand has been on a mission to promote plant power through their top non-toxic nail polishes that are made naturally just for your delicate nails.
Made ethically in Canada, they’re vegan, cruelty-free polishes free of those 10 common toxic nail polish ingredients. The ultimate nail lacquer brand we never knew we needed so badly!
If there’s one eco-friendly nail polish we’ve really liked, it’s Beige Life. It is an ultimately soothing soft, sandy beige color with a pink undertone.
4. Sienna Byron Bay
Welcome to the world of luxe, non-toxic nail polishes!
Sienna is a 100% certified vegan and cruelty-free nail polish brand. Their nail polishes are not only clean, but also breathable, planet-based, and non-toxic for your pretty nails.
This certified B-Corp also offers nail care products like strengthening eco friendly nail polish remover and glass nail files. We love the fact that this sustainable nail polish brand offers nail lacquer and crèmes that best suit your nails according to the season—summer, autumn, winter, spring/
Psst, after grabbing Sienna’s ethical nail polishes, don’t forget to add base coat paints and nail cuticle oil to your shopping carts.
Florence, a dark magenta red nail polish option, is a classic that can glam your nails up in everything from formal dresses to winter coats.
On your way out, don’t miss Sienna’s satisfying Instagram feed!
5. Habit Cosmetics
For those who prefer subtle nail polish colors, but still want to stand out, Habit Cosmetics has got your back!
Their nail polishes have to be your favorite as they are entirely non-toxic and come in trendy, super-cool shades! These eco-friendly nail polishes are also PETA-certified as they’re vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, so you know you’re trusting the best. Plus, these cute nail enamels are made in the US with myrrh extract.
You’d be glad to know that Habit Cosmetic’s eco-friendly nail polish comes in bamboo caps, recycled plastic brushes, and FSC-certified paperboard boxes. Woah!
Pick the cult favorite Dreamlover, nail polish color that has a gentle shimmer with soothing lavender. It will last for a long (long) week, and a little may (or may not) chip even a week after of wear.
Healthy nails can’t get any better than this!
Aila’s nail polish comes in sleek, minimalist packaging you’d want to keep long after you’ve used the nail polish too. They are available in every color a person would expect, from bright, summery hues to classy neutrals and mermaid glitters.
These eco-friendly nail polishes are of such high quality that they will undoubtedly last on your nails even after two weeks and plenty of chores!
Plus, the brand also offers a line of cruelty-free, sustainable nail polish removers that are free of over 15 of the most harmful ingredients, commonly found in nail polishes.
We don’t know all about the 5 Senses nail paint. But our sixth sense says you can’t find a better colored option than this one!
7. Jolie Vegan
Where class meets non-toxicity!
Jolie Vegan has shades for everyone. It is a cruelty-free and vegan nail polish brand based in the US. We the brand strives to put their best foot forward when it comes to creating a nail polish that is free of harmful chemicals and toxins.
Check out their nail enamel sets that you get for as low as $17. The best part? You also get free shipping when you order for $25 or more!
We know you aren’t Dependable on anyone, love! When you wear this shade, remember, it can appear green, blue, or gray, it all depends on the lighting.
8. Butter London
A beauty paradise for both amateurs and professionals who love experimenting with nails.
The Butter London brand offers not only pigmented, eco-friendly nail polishes but also nail care like cuticle exfoliators, basecoats, strengthening, and brightening treatments.
However, what caught our attention was the launch of their Patent Shine 10X lacquer collection. This line of polishes will get you ready to dive into a pool of colors you just can’t resist!
A true bold color for the real queen or king! From romantic dinners to weekend brunch, Her Majesty’s Red Patent will catch the attention of every eye in the room.
9. Ella + Mila
Polishes made with love, just for you.
Ella + Mila’s pretty nail polish range is non-toxic, vegan, cruelty-free, and proudly made in the USA. The brand offers two different bottle sizes. As a test, you can try their smaller ones first, (which will surely entice you to buy bigger ones!)
It’s certain that the brand’s chip-resistant beauties will make your fingernails look better than ever before, with rich pigmentation and a smooth finish.
Ella + Mila also offers eco-friendly nail polishes for your little ones so that mama and baby can have a clean and healthy mani-pedis.
The Pale Nude Pink is anything but pale, and we can’t wait for you to try it! How about adding it your digital shopping cart, right away?
10. Gabriel Cosmetics
Escape to a dreamy world with nail lacquers on by Gabriel.
Gabriel Cosmetics is a one-stop-shop for eco-friendly nail polishes, nail care, and all the nail essentials.
We love their nail and cuticle conditioner that you can wear after their 100% natural polish. These little bundles of beauty are clean, vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, non-toxic, and 10-Free. Woah, that’s a lot of good news packed in a bottle, isn’t it?
We’re priding in including Gabriel Cosmetics in this list as they refrain from using synthetic chemicals or animal by-products to protect your nail (and the planet.)
The Bohemian Bouquet is inspired by traditional blooms and wildflowers. One or two coats of this eco-friendly nail polish is enough to seal and prevent chipping for a long, long time.
We hope with these eco-friendly nail polish brands, you’re finally ready to give your nails and the planet all the TLC it deserves!
Once you’re ready to get rid of these pretty nail colors, remove your nail polish sustainably with these zero-waste hacks!